Touching and assisting one's old mother.

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walkart
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Touching and assisting one's old mother.

Postby walkart » Mon Jan 06, 2014 9:29 am

Hello,

Do a bhikkhu can tuch and assist his mother when she became old and ill ?

SarathW
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Re: Touching and assisting one's old mother.

Postby SarathW » Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:13 am

I have raised a similar OP which may some help for you:
:)
viewtopic.php?f=30&t=19433
“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

walkart
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Re: Touching and assisting one's old mother.

Postby walkart » Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:46 am

Thank you a lot ! :roll:

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Re: Touching and assisting one's old mother.

Postby SarathW » Mon Jan 06, 2014 11:34 am

As a personal note, if I am a Theravada Monk I will declare my self a just a Buddhist monk and may attend to my mother, provided that there is no one else to help my sick mother. I think those 227 rules applicable only for ordained monks.
“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”


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